Olympics - 10 May 2021 - Events
Japanese prime minister Yoshihide Suga said today he has never put the Tokyo Olympic Games above health considerations as a new opinion poll showed that almost six in 10 people in Japan want the event to be cancelled.
Baseball - 10 May 2021 - Sportswear
Ralph Lauren, the US fashion brand, has agreed new partnership with North America’s Major League Baseball covering several of the most popular teams.
Athletics - 10 May 2021
European Athletics is aiming to look beyond Covid-19 when it comes to allocating host cities for future events, the organisation's leader Dobromir Karamarinov said today.
Business - 10 May 2021 - Technology
Richard Scudamore, the former head of English soccer’s Premier League, has joined the board of Monterosa, the software technology company that is stepping up its involvement in sport around the world.
Soccer - 10 May 2021 - Leagues & cups
Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus, the trio of top soccer clubs still committed to the proposed European Super League, have defended their involvement in the controversial project, while hitting out at “pressures and threats” being imposed by Uefa.
Handball - 10 May 2021
A joint bid for either the 2026 or 2028 edition of the European Handball Federation’s European Championships is being launched by three Scandinavian countries - Sweden, Norway and Denmark.
Triathlon - 07 May 2021 - Host broadcast & production
World Triathlon, the sport’s international governing body, has partnered with UK production company FilmNova and broadcast graphics specialist MOOV to enhance live coverage of its major events.
Basketball - 07 May 2021 - Internet
Buzzer, the US direct-to-consumer mobile platform, has agreed a deal with basketball’s NBA to distribute its League Pass subscription streaming service.
Soccer - 07 May 2021
Uefa, European soccer’s governing body, has awarded its first regional sponsorship package, out of four available, in China for rights to its top-tier Champions League club competition for the 2021-22 to 2023-24 rights cycle, with another quartet available in the US.
Business - 07 May 2021
Genius Sports, the international sports data technology company which began trading on the New York Stock Exchange late last month, has reached an agreement to buy Second Spectrum, a data-tracking technology provider.